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There are 4 ways to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster

$49 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lancaster National Express

$34 - $46

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster

$97 - $201

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster 172.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal and arriving at Lancaster via Glasgow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Cairnryan and City of Lancaster is 110 miles. The road distance is 172.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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Cairnryan to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs £70 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Cairnryan to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cairnryan to City of Lancaster is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster.

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Map of how to get from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Cairnryan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Stranraer, Ayr, and Glasgow Central in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cairnryan to City of Lancaster via Glasgow in around 6 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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